Systematic Supplier Management Consulting
Remaining competitive requires quality, innovation, and security of supply, which can only be achieved by working together with suppliers as value creation partners. We show you how to build profitable, professional supplier relationship management and secure important innovation for your business.
In order to intensify collaboration with the right partners, supplier management should be firmly established in your company as a strategic process. Initially, extensive analyses should be carried out to evaluate suppliers and to ensure targeted supplier integration.
Through professional supplier relationship management, your business can promote innovation and growth and thereby secure competitive advantages. Develop your procurement into a value creator for your company and an attractive partner for your suppliers.
We provide professional analysis, supplier evaluation and categorization, strategy development and the implementation of supplier relationship management.
Strategic Supplier Management
Strategic Supplier Management
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How Do We Do It?
Our Approach To Supplier Management Consulting
Analysis Supplier Evaluation and Categorization
Categorizing your suppliers takes place after the initial supplier evaluation. Segmentation serves as the basis for proposed processes for individual suppliers as part of your supplier relationship management. We draft a strategy for the targeted processing and qualifying of your suppliers and then we show you which suppliers are worth further development, cooperation or partnership and the optimal way to do so. Systematically use the potential of your suppliers.
Supplier Qualification and Support
Suppliers who meet the defined criteria can be considered for more intensive support. In supplier development, the vulnerabilities established in the assessment process are taken as points for further development.
Depending on the situation and shortcomings, objectives and actions are prescribed to improve suppliers’ performance. For example, joint workshops can improve the quality of supply and harmonize processes.
Developing suppliers that are categorized as particularly strong enables you to fully exploit their performance potential, ensuring that you gain the right partners for strategic supplier integration. This means that suppliers can help to improve the company’s processes and products or even be integrated into your company’s development processes.
Even a highly qualified procurement team, which achieves top terms in negotiations, needs the necessary skills to strategically manage supplier relationships. New challenges mean that your procurement department must accomplish a complex set of tasks.
As an interface between internal departments (e.g. product development) and external suppliers, procurement is the ideal method to use the potential of supplier management and promote innovation for your company. We train your procurement department accordingly and develop it into a high-performance team.
Measurable Results and Monitoring
Strategic supplier management also involves consistent supplier monitoring. Strategic monitoring goes beyond monitoring key indicators of supplier performance; above all, by highlighting risks and potential for development in the areas of processes, quality and profitability, the focus is on improving supplier performance.
This active monitoring ensures that you can exploit the potential of supplier relationships for the long term.